In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

editorial image

This week we lead on a drug den that was being used by a gang of teenagers in a park has been shut down by police.

Also in news:

- Generous staff and shoppers at Tesco’s Hemsworth store have donated more than 400 toys to give to children’s charities across the area.

- Teenagers in Hemsworth gave something back to their community by helping to transform a garden at a care home.

- Plans to build two solar farms that would have powered more than 2,400 homes across the district have been withdrawn.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic have been given a boost ahead of their big kick-off this Saturday with three players signing new deals for the season ahead.

- Regional Counties outfit Harrogate Railway were the latest visitors to the MDC and put on a strong robust performance to beat Hemsworth Ladies 4-2 in a pre-season warm-up.

- All-rounder Brayden Clark was in top form as South Kirkby bounced back from two defeats the previous weekend with a seven-wicket win over Old Sharlston in Pontefract and District Cricket league Division One on Saturday.